Pictures: China`s copycat movie posters

US: The Ides of March (2011) VS. China: Lao Nan Ren Li Xian Ji (2011)

The above pair of posters definitely look similar. the truth is it’s not uncommon in China. We see a LOT of copycats of movie posters here.

Recently Chinese mop.com forum posted a series of copycats of foreign movie posters. Let`s look at these innovation of the Chinese people below.

No wonder China has no genius like Steve Jobs, and after watching this you should not be worried about China overtaking the United States as one of the world’s leading innovators.

South Korea: Sad Movie (2005) VS. China: You Ren La Wu Mi (2011) VS. China: The Allure of Tears (2011)

US: Vantage Point (2008) VS. China: Seven 2 One (2009)

Thailand: Phobia 2 (2009) VS. China: Midnight Beating (2010)

US: Street Kings (2008) VS. China: Chongqing Blues (2010)

US: Boogeyman (2005) VS. China: Midnight Beating (2010)

SouthKorea: A Tale of Two Sisters (2003) VS. China: Illusion Apartment (2010)

US: Addicted to Love (1997) VS. China: Sophie’s Revenge (2009)

US: Flags of Our Fathers (2006) VS. China: Jing Tian Dong Di (2009)

France: The Pianist (2002) VS. China: Iris Chang – The Rape of Nanking (2007)

US: Daddy Day Camp (2007) Vs. China: Eaters (2010)

UK: Pirate Radio (2009) VS. China: Sleepless Fashion (2011)

France: Taken (2008) VS. China: The Killer Who Never Kills (2011)

The Eye     VS.     Illusion Apartment

US: Fahreheit 9/11 (2004) VS. China: Dear Enemy (2011)

US: Yours, Mine and Ours (2005) VS. China: Perfect Wedding (2010)

The Tailor of Panama   VS. Let The Bullets Fly

US: Valentine’s Day (2010) VS. China:  Hot Summer Days (2010)

US: Ocean’s Twelve (2004) VS. China: Fit Lover (2008)

No Turning Back   VS.  If You Are the One

UK: Love Actually (2003) VS. China: Fit Lover (2008)

US: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) VS. China: Welcome to Sha-ma Town (2010)

US: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) VS. China: Welcome to Sha-ma Town (2010)

1 Response

  1. Some Guy says:

    While I certainly agree that most of these examples are blatant copies, we cannot rule out the possibility that some of these could actually be coincidence, or rather, a convergence of ideas and culture.

    But, that’s not to say that the Chinese people are not the biggest copycats and the most unimaginative people on this planet.

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